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Author Hering, Lutz.

Title How to write technical reports : understandable structure, good design, convincing presentation / Lutz Hering, Heike Hering
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Planning the Technical Report; 2.1 General overview of all required work steps; 2.2 Accepting and analyzing the task; 2.3 Checking or creating the title; 2.4 The structure as the "backbone" of the Technical Report; 2.5 Project notebook (jotter); 2.6 The style guide advances consistency in wording and design; 3 Writing and creating the Technical Report; 3.1 Parts of the Technical Report and their layout; 3.2 Collecting and ordering the material; 3.3 Creating good tables; 3.4 Instructional figures; 3.5 Literature citations
Summary "Writing Technical Reports" conveys the important and necessary knowledge of writing and presenting technical and scientific work. It answers typical questions about the formal layout and structure, typically arising during the writing process. In addition, it provides many tips and tricks as well as examples from the real life. Thanks to it clear and easy writing, the book is perfectly suitable for autodidacts. This practical guide through technical writing is based on the fifth edition of very successful German book by the same authors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-278) and index
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Subject Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Communication of technical information -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Hering, Heike.
ISBN 3540699295 (electronic bk.)
9783540699293 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Technische Berichte. English